1968, lives and works in Helsinki


Art Education:

MA, Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki, Finland, 1996 – 98, The Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK, 1997, BA, Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki, Finland, 1992 – 96, Feature Expanded -training programme, HOME Manchester, Lo Schermo dell’arte, Florence 2015

Exhibitions, screenings and festivals:


Night and Day (Yö ja päivä), Two Channel video Installation, Serlachius Museums, Gösta, Mänttä, Finland 25.3.23 –3.3.24 (Solo)


Turbulent Waters (Myrsky), Uusi Kino,Yle 1.10.22. & Yle Areena (Tv, VOD)

Travel Exercises, 35th HIFF – Love & Anarchy, Next Level Shorts, Helsinki, Finland 15.-29.9.22 (Festival)

Turbulent Waters, DISFF 45, Drama International Short Film festival, Short and Green Competition, Drama Greece, 5-11.9.22 (Festival)

Travel Exercises (Matkustusharjoituksia), Red Carpet Film Festival, Hyvinkää, Finland 25-28.8.22 (Festival)

Turbulent Waters (Myrsky), National Competition, Tampere Film Festival, 9-13.22 (Festival)

Travel Exercises (Matkustusharjoituksia) AV-Arkki: Rituals anfd Magic, Tampere Film Festival, 9-13.22 (Festival)


Galleria Huuto, Helsinki 13.9.-10.10. (Solo)


Journey, The video wall, Musiikkitalo – The Helsinki Music Centre, 1.5.-31.5.

Anneli, (with Jaakko Leeve and Shinji Murakami),

CTG Collective: Berry Eaters, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York (Group) 28.2.-8.3.

Mountain, Life Under Threat, Sinebrykoff Museum, Helsinki 13.2.-23.8. (Group)


Anneli, CTG® Collective, Aleksanterinlinna, 17.8. Serlachius residency, Mänttä, Finland. 5.-17.8. (Group)

Journey, Night of the Arts, Av-Arkki/ Amos Rex, Helsinki Festival. 15.8.(Screening)


Whoosh, Yle Areena 9.10.18-16.10.21 (VOD)

Whoosh, Uusi Kino, Yle 9.10 and 13.10.18 (TV)

Whoosh, Directed by women, Cineteca, Madrid, Spain 13.9.18 (Screening)


Whoosh, 32nd Brest European Short Film Festival, France 7-12.11. (Festival)

Whoosh, 26th Madrid Film festival, Spain 12-24.10. (Festival)

Wasteland, AVEK 30 years, Orion, Helsinki 10.9. (Screening)

Wasteland, Arts in Environment Symposium, Helsinki 31.8. (Screening)

Whoosh, AV-Arkki’s screening, Oberhausen Short Film Festival 13.5. (Festival)

Whoosh, MediaBox, Forum Box Gallery 6.-29.1. (Solo)


Feminism Media Artvist Biennale, Seoul, Korea 2.-3.11. (Screening)

Artist Film Weekender, HOME, Manchester 30.9 -2.10. (Screening)

Super North, Experiments in Cinema, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 5-10. (Festival)


Nemaf, New Media Festival, Exhibition, Seoul, Korea 9.-12.8. (Group)


Muu Gaala, Orion 15.12.14 (Screening)

A view from the Other Side. Media Art from Finland and Korea. Moonshin Art Museum, Seoul, Korea 22.10- 20.11.14. (Group)

Av-Arkki 25 years, Flow Festival 14. – 16.8.14. (Festival)

Matter of time. Artists from Finland. Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany 24.7 – 12.10.14. (Group)

Bodies, Borders, Crossings, Punto de Eguento Gallery, Montevideo, Uruguai 31.7.-29.8.14. (Group)

Reason and Intuition, Alvar Aalto and Ola Kolehmainen in Soane, PM Gallery & House, London, UK, 4.7. – 24.8.14. (Group)

Bodies, Borders, Crossings, Galeria Juan Pardo Heeren / ICPNA, Lima, Peru, 10.4. – 25.5.14. (Group)

Transitional table, Nathalie Rias’s private home, Helsinki, Finland, 11.4.-22.4.14. (Group)

Aave Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 7.4-13.4.14. (Festival)

Akbank 10th Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, 10 – 20.3.14. (Festival)

Passerby, Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki, 31.1. – 23.2.14. (Solo)


L comme Lumiére- Moving Image 12, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France, 6.11.13. (Screening)

Ny Finsk Videokunst, Cumulus Olympia, Kunsthall Grenland, Porsgrunn, Norway, 16.11. – 22.12.2013. (Group)

Hard Edge, Tactile Eye, Posing New Questions to the Collection of the Maire Gullichsen Art Foundation, Pori Art Museum, Finland, 27.9.13-9.1.14. (Group)

Bodies, Borders, Crossings, Pori Artmuseum, Pori, Finland 27.9.13-9.1.14, Preus museum, Horten, Norway, 26.1.-26.5.13. (Group)

Fin La! La! La! Finlandia- Brasil: Experimento Live Art Sesc Pinto & Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo Brasilia, 15.8.13. (Screening)

Passerby, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland, 21.3-5.5.13. (Solo)


Madatac, Madrid, Spain (Festival)

Artists 2012, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki, Finland (Group)

Tulca Art Festival, Galway, Irland (Group)

Present remains, Photographic Centre Nykyaika´s jubilee exhibition, TR 1, Tampere, Finland (Group)

What a party! Wäino Aaltosen museo, Turku, Finland (Group)


Round, Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

Journey, Culture Tram / AV-Arkki, Helsinki, Finland (Group)

Bodies, Borders, Crossings, Governor’s Island, New York, USA (Group)

Water, Culture tram, April / AV-Arkki, Helsinki (Group)


Wasteland, Cable Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

Artists 2010, Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere, Finland (Group)

PREface –Stories through the lens, Gallery Suomesta, Berlin, Germany (Group)

Night, Classic of the Month by Av-Arkki, Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

As Seen On Television: The Politics of Appropriation, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt, Germany (Screening)

Within Landscape and Time – Video Works by Elena Näsänen, Directors Lounge, Z-Bar, Berlin, Germany (Screening)

Kettupäivät, Andorra, Helsinki, Finland (Festival)

Flux Festival, Cartes, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland (Festival)

Selection of Urban researh –program, Directors Lounge, King Kong, Mannheim, Germany PAM Festival, Senigallia, Italy and Magistrale Berlin, Germany (Festival)

Urban Research, Directors Lounge, Berliini, Germany (Festival)


La Villette, Muu Studio, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

Fly me to the Møøn, 44 Møen, Denmark (Group)

Event. New moving image works, Artspace, Sydney, Australia (Group)

Kunst Imbiss, Subvision festival, Hamburg, Germany (Festival)

Rencontres Internationales, Haus Der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany and Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (Festival)

Constructed realities, Gallery Frise, Hamburg, Germany (Group)

Living Room 09, Video postcards, Auckland, New Zealand (Screening)


Mountain / Journey, Mediatheque, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (Festival)

The Seasons video, Tournefuille, France (Screening)

Overgaden, Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (Screening)

Pure Screen, Castelfield Art Gallery, Manchester, UK and Bureau Gallery, Salford, Manchester UK (Screening)

Electric Forest Screening, ACUD Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany, MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China and Svetozor Cinema, Praque, Czech Republic (Screening)

View festival, Helsinki, Finland (Festival)


Euro, Koponen, Näsänen, Helsinki Kunstahalle, Finland (Group)

The Dislocated Journey, Marco Museum, Vigo, Spain (Group)

Pia Euro, Elena Näsänen, Päivi Takala, Forum Box Gallery, Helsinki (Group)

Before rain, Classic of the month, AV-Arkki, Gallery Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

A Night of Finnish Frenzy, albb, Saigon, Vietnam (Screening)


A Cold, Cold Heart, Video and performance weekend at Somerset House, London, UK (Group)

Who do you think you are? The Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (Group)

White Nights Insomnia Party, Video program, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Screening)

View festival, Helsinki, Finland (Festival)


Helsinki International, Korjaamo Culture Factory, Helsinki, Finland (Group)

Speed Force, ZKMax, Maximiliansforum, Munich, Germany (Group)

Reflected moments, Åland Art museum, Finland (Group)

S1 / salon national tour of Tonight we are golden. Castlefield Gallery at the Salford Arms Manchester, Phoenix Arts Leicester, FACT Liverpool, Side Cinema Newcastle Upon Tyne, ICA London, Outpost Norwich, Spike Island Bristol, Gallery Vivid, Birmingham, UK (Screening)

The Rennes Film Festival “Traveling 16”, Rennes, France (Festival)

Rauma Blue sea Film Festival, Rauma, Finland (Festival)


Reflected Image, Södertälje Konsthallen, Sweden (Group)

Gokann, The IV Triennial of Finnish Art, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Finland (Group)

Tonight we are golden, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK (Screening)

Finnish Experimental Film and video Art, Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA (Screening)

College of Fine Arts & Design, Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea (Screening)

Landscape and memory, La casa Ensendida, Madrid, Spain (Screening)

‘Menu del dia’ Videos in the patio, in the center of Madrid, Spain (Screening)

View, Helsinki, Finland (Festival)

\\international\media\art\award competition, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (Festival)

Arctic and Fabulous Film Festival, a film tour, Finland (Festival)

Nordisk Panorama, Out of Gategory, Reykjavík Art Museum, Island (Festival)


Galleri Leena Kuumola, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

Gokann, The 109th Finnish Artists’ Exhibition/IV Triennial, Kyoto Art Center, Japan (Group), Göteborgs Konsthall / Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Sweden (Screening)

S1 Artspace, miniplex, Sheffield, UK (Screening)

Electric Visions, Recent video art of Russia and Nordic countries, University of Sankt Petersburg, Pro Arte –institute, I.E.Repin Institute of Russian Academy of Arts, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain Dom Kino, Sankt Petersburg, Russia (Screening)

Shift, Annecy, France (Festival)

View 03 Tour, INDEX, Galleri 300m2, Göteborg, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden and Contemporary art museum, Tampere, Finland (Screening)

Video screening ID:I Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden (Screening)

View festival, Helsinki, Finland (Festival)

Rotterdam Film Festival, Neatherland (Festival)

The Media City Experimental Film and Video Festival, Windsor, Canada (Festival)


The Studio, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

Popcorn and politics. Kiasma, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland (Group)

Following whom? Salo Art Museum, Finland (Group)

Media variations, Lothringen 13/halle, Munich, Germany (Screening)

Connected? New video art from Helsinki. The Site Gallery, Sheffield and Tate Modern, London, UK (Screening)

Kettupäivät, Andorra, Helsinki (Festival)


Connected? New Art Gallery Walsall, and CCA (Center for Contemporary Art), Glasgow, UK (Screening)

Outer Limits, Video Lounge, New York, USA (Screening)

International Video & Multimedia Art Festival”, Clermont Ferrand Cedex, France (Festival)


Muu Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

Stockholm Art Fair. AV-Arkki/Frame, Stockholm, Sweden (Group)


Thirty five Seconds later, Contemporary Art Museum, Lyon, France (Festival)

The Media City Experimental Film and Video Festival, Windsor, Canada (Festival)

International Video & Multimedia Art Festival”, Clermont Ferrand Cedex, France (Festival)

Festival, Split, Croatia (Festival)


Kluuvi Gallery, Helsinki, Finland (Solo)

Young Scene, The Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria (Group)

Kettupäivät, Andorra, Helsinki (Festival)

Muu Media Festival, Kiasma, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland (Festival)


Muu Media Festival, Lasipalatsi, Helsinki, Finland (Festival)


Bandits Mages video festival, Bourges, France (Festival)


“Whoosh” (Humahdus) 2016, Yle / Yle Areena, (release 2018, date open)

“Drive” \\international\media\art\award competition, Südwest-TV, ARTE, Swiss TV DRS 2004,

“Photograph of the sea”, (Valokuva mererstä) CMYK TV, Gothenburg, Sweden 2003,

Artist in residence

CTG Symposium, Serlachius residency, Mänttä, August 2019

Impilinna /Telegrafen, Utö, April 2019

Finland House, St. Petersburg, February 2017

Art Council of Helsinki Metropolitan Region, Berlin 2009

Artspace, Sydney, Australia 2008/09

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France 2008,

Finnish Cultural Institute in New York, USA 2006, Nifca, Stockholm, Sweden 2002

Works in collections:

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland,

Collections of the Finnish State